A Flock of Fools

Here lies in wait a flock of fools
All keen and primed to mock and sneer
At all that they don’t understand
And all that hints at what they fear.

Let not their snickers blind you to
The bankruptcy of their worldview.
All they pretend to hold as true
Is carnal lusts they ballyhoo.

Though your life has proved them wrong
They write another goading song;
Layabouts they see as wise
Hard workers chumps in their own eyes. Continue reading

Wisdom

Heavy steps that trudge across the unforgiving ground,
Wading through a cloud of curiosities.
Missing the eternal all around,
Distracted by the screams of urgent vanities.

A moment to reflect upon the rock on which we stand;
Covered with an earthen layer, but solid nonetheless;
Like a mighty and uncompromising great paternal hand
That offers its support in times of stress.

What will dissipate the mist and enable us to see
The glory and the constancy of truth?
Will we listen to that message, or mock with childish glee
That its courier is brazen or uncouth? Continue reading